Customer news

We keep you up to date with changes to your payments and services. This is a complete listing of all our customer news.

Is your child with a disability about to turn 16?

Here are some things to think about including payments they may be eligible for and getting their own Medicare card.

A new PaTH to employment for young job seekers

You can gain valuable work experience by taking part in a PaTH internship.

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Mobility Allowance makes a difference

Mobility Allowance has helped Sana and can help other people with a disability, illness or injury.

Tips to help you get a job if you have a disability

If you have a disability and are finding it hard to get a job, there’s support available.

Increase to Age Pension eligibility age from 1 July 2017

From 1 July 2017, the age you need to be eligible for the Age Pension is changing.

Do you get Child Care Rebate quarterly?

You’ll get your payment for January to March 2017 between 19 April and 2 May 2017.

Gain vital skills for work and study

Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) helps you gain the skills and confidence to find a job or to keep studying.

Keeping older Australians up to date

We’re committed to bringing you relevant and timely news.

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Students, trainees and apprentices, tell us your questions

We are developing a new tool to help you find information about payments and services for students, trainees and apprentices on our website.

Claiming carer payments just got easier

You can now apply for Carer Payment and Carer Allowance online.

5 things to add to your O Week

There’s lots to learn during O Week so to help, we’ve put together the top 5 things to make connecting with us easier.

Student Update answers #yourquestions on Twitter

We recently shared the answers to more than 20 of your most common questions on Twitter – check them out!

Press pause on your Centrelink debt while it’s reviewed

You can ask us to review your Centrelink debt and pause debt repayments until your review is finished.

Apply for our Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme

Start your career in the Australian Public Service (APS).

Do you get Farm Household Allowance? Don’t forget to reconcile

If you get Farm Household Allowance (FHA), you need to send us your 2014-15 tax returns by 30 April 2017.

Do you provide ongoing care for your grandchild?

We can offer you extra support.

Update your details with Medicare without leaving the house

Register and update your details when and where it suits you, using your Medicare online account or Express Plus Medicare mobile app.

Have you reached the Medicare Safety Net threshold?

It’s quick to check your Medicare Safety Net balance using Medicare online accounts or the Express Plus Medicare mobile app.

Student Start-up Loan payments are coming

Keep an eye on your bank account - if you’ve applied for a Student Start-up Loan, you should receive it soon.

Families, tell us your questions

We are developing a new tool to help you find information about payments and services for families on our website.

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